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by Mattm199
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: MASSIVE RATION Part 2 Tasting an Australian CR1M MRE
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Re: MASSIVE RATION Part 2 Tasting an Australian CR1M MRE

Nice review. Thanks.
And everyone trying the CR1M seems to get mixed up on how to make the Noodles the first time!
😊
by Mattm199
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Italian rations B and D for sale, 35€ to 50€
Replies: 16
Views: 1782

Re: Italian rations for sale, nice price and good shape!

Hi, do you have a listing of the menus?
I’d be interested to try, though an in Australia!
Thanks.
by Mattm199
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: 1970s British 24 hour ration pack G.S
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: 1970s British 24 hour ration pack G.S

steve1989 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:44 am
If you have any still sealed GS rations I would pay you handsomely for them. Send me a PM if interested.
Steve, if this comes off, we all look forward to seeing you do your thing!
by Mattm199
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: 24hr. Singapore rations for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 1194

Re: 24hr. Singapore rations for sale

Price and shipping aren’t too bad.
Could you do an estimate for shipping to Australia?
Might be interesting to try.
by Mattm199
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Australian Hexamine cooker / stove pictures
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Australian Hexamine cooker / stove pictures

Just cleaning out the end of an old box, that I had been sent some 2003/4 dates CR1M packs a few years back The seller included 3 Hexamine cookers, (I presume issue), and I thought I'd take some pics and share. Interesting that the fuel is from ADI Mulwala, usually known as a munitions / propellant ...
by Mattm199
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: HELP! Australian CR1M 2011-2012 - Safe to eat?
Replies: 9
Views: 1464

Re: HELP! Australian CR1M 2011-2012 - Safe to eat?

Old CR1M packs don’t keep well, not nearly as well as MREs for example. The temperatures they are kept at are likely a factor, but the packaging used is not nearly as durable as the American packs. I guess we didn’t have a space program to boost our packaging industries! The tinned fruit usually cor...
by Mattm199
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Australian Air Force Emergency Flying Ration
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: Australian Air Force Emergency Flying Ration

I saw that one on eBay too!
Great to see the review. Cheers
by Mattm199
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: unknown survival kit/ration
Replies: 8
Views: 2280

Re: unknown survival kit/ration

Interesting First Aid instructions - first, "Stop Breeding"
Good advice for those backpackers in the 70's! :)
by Mattm199
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Gotta love ebay.
Replies: 10
Views: 2348

Re: Gotta love ebay.

Wow, some vintage menus there. “Ham slice” and “Pork chop”. Love to see a list of what you got and the old brown ones too.
by Mattm199
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Napoleonic MRE
Replies: 8
Views: 1556

Re: Napoleonic MRE

I always remember the elegantly named Portable Soup:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_soup
The precursor of the bouillon cube that’s still in some international packs, sometimes called “soup or gravy base”.